Kaya Spa at Tribe takes inspiration from the mysticism and enchantment of the nearby Kaya forests, both in its interior design and spa therapies. Deep tones, unique artwork and fluid architecture set the pace for a tranquil experience, designed as a sanctuary for the body and mind. The spas hair and nail studio even features a large metal sculpture of a baobab tree as a central element. The five treatment rooms and Rasul chamber offer a variety of spa treatments, from an urban body boot camp and traditional Thai massages to ancient healing therapies.
The spa features a diverse product range sourced from around the world, including Dermalogica, Spa Siam from Thailand and Mama Mio. The latter offers a range of pregnancy safe products effective in giving the expectant mother strong, elastic, healthy and well-toned skin. Kaya's skilled therapists are all certified and trained in modern and ancient massage techniques, developed to extract the specific benefits of every product used.
Among the spas five treatment rooms, the one for couples features a hot tub wrapped in black mosaic and set in a separate relaxation suite adjacent to the therapy room, while those for men and for women include resting spaces complete with day beds, lounge furniture and steam rooms for pre and post treatment relaxation.
Hotel and Accommodation
Urban, loft like style blends effortlessly with warm African colours at Nairobi Tribe Hotel, a pioneering lifestyle property that sets itself apart with a typical angles and an unrivalled appreciation for tribal crafts. Some 900 handsculpted artefacts from all over Africa have been gathered here, capturing the diversity of the continent and evoking a sense of splendour that is raising the luxury hotel stakes in the continent. Spread across three wings in the heart of Nairobi diplomatic district, a soaring sunlit atrium links the Tribes 137 guest rooms and suites. Inside, cool granite and stretches of dark Indian slate temper earthy combinations of cumin, sandstone, and brown sugar hues. Architect Mehraz Ehsani continues this balance by using authentic Kenyan materials in the public spaces. These include the Kaya Spa, which takes its inspiration from the countrys sacred forests, the well-stocked library, the rooftop bar, and the heated pool, surrounded by waterfalls and gardens.